Come learn the A-B-C’s of iRISE2 Mentoring! iRISE2, Interest and Relationships Impacting Social Engagement and Employment, Mentoring Program is a one-to-one program aimed at providing support and friendship through social engagement and exploring employment interests with your protégé. Our program is now 100% virtual!
Check out our website: http://www.fau.edu/education/centersandprograms/card/irise2/
A: Attend an upcoming orientation and learn about our iRISE2 Mentoring Program for high functioning individuals impacted by autism ages 11-17. You will learn: the role of a mentor, protégé enrollment, mentor training opportunities, and how to apply.
Fall 2020 Mentor Information Sessions: Tuesdays from 12pm-1pm on September 22, October 27, November 17, or December 15 . You can register here: https://irise2mentororientationboca.eventbrite.com
B: Background Screening/Interview (Free of charge to iRISE2 Mentors; locations all over the US)
C: Connect with your Protégé
Become matched with an individual based on interests and location.
Must be at least 21 years of age or older
Open to maintaining a 1 year mentoring relationship virtually
Minimum of 4-6 hours a month VIRTUALLY; flexible and based on your schedule
CARD provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.
FAU CARD is a community-based program providing assistance and supports to people with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities, their families, the professionals serving them, and the community. FAU CARD was established by the Florida Legislature, and is funded by the Florida Department of Education, to provide free services and supports to eligible constituents throughout our five county service area.
Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
November 17, 2020
Verbal / Written Communication
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
4-6 hours a month VIRTUALLY; based on mentor's availability
1-year commitment; Attend free evidence-based mentor trainings; No experience required